National Anthropological Archives

The National Anthropological Archives is a collection of historical and contemporary documents maintained by the Smithsonian Institution, which document the history of anthropology and the world's peoples and cultures. It is located in the Smithsonian's Museum Support Center in Suitland, Maryland, and is part of the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History.

National Anthropological Archives
Group of Cherokee, Yankton, and Sisseton 1909
Location in Maryland
Location in United States
Location4210 Silver Hill Road Suitland, Maryland
Coordinates38.8427917°N 76.9397361°W / 38.8427917; -76.9397361
CollectionsHistorical and contemporary anthropological, ethnographical and archaeological materials
OwnerSmithsonian Institution
Public transit access      Suitland
Group of eleven standing near meadow, Choctaw, 1909, from the National Anthropological Archives
Native American group of Carlisle Indian Industrial School Male and Female Students, 1879, from the National Anthropological Archives

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